Archive for June 7th, 2013

What Happens if You Drop a Hot Charcoal into Liquid Oxygen?

[http://youtu.be/7NXfyCezUFk] Now you don't have to wonder any more. University of Nottingham chemistry professor Martyn "The Hair" Poliakoff of The Periodic Table of Videos explains why, sadly, there's no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/What-Happens-if-You-Drop-a-Hot-Charcoal-into-Liquid-Oxygen/

No Country For Old Muppets

Gonzo must've called it wrong in the most important coin toss of his life. Dan LuVisi (previously on Neatorama) reimagined the 2007 Coen brothers movie No Country for Old Men with Muppets:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/No-Country-For-Old-Muppets/

Mad Optimus 2: The Road Warrior

In April, AOL shut down Comics Alliance, one of the greatest geekery blogs in the world. But this week, it reopened for business and has been churning out great content about comic books, superheroes and more.One of my f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Mad-Optimus-2-The-Road-Warrior/

Giant Message in a Bottle

Vibeke Nørgaard Rønsbo has a big message to tell you, but we can't read it right now. Her sculpture entitled Remind floated off the shore of the Danish city of Aarhus as part of Sculpture by t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Giant-Message-in-a-Bottle/

Watermelon Swiss Roll

By carefully layering her ingredients, Malaysian food blogger Hankerie was able to make a Swiss roll that looks like a ripe watermelon. She used a latte art method to create the rippled effect on the outside of the rind....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Watermelon-Swiss-Roll/

Metalheads Paint a Room by Headbanging

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U_k1q66cTY](Video Link)A smooth, uniform spread isn't right for every room. Sometimes you want a textured, rockin' appearance. These three heavy metal fans show you how it's done by dippi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Metalheads-Paint-a-Room-by-Headbanging/

Susanna Bauer's Embroidered Leaves

I wouldn't think it possible to embroider something as delicate as a leaf, but Susanna Bauer, an artist in the UK, can do it. She carefully wraps and edges leaves and, even more impressively, splices and shapes them with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Susanna-Bauers-Embroidered-Leaves/

Thor Prancercising

[http://youtu.be/QtuxaEcaYuQ] Everybody's prancercising. Even the son of Odin. Here's how Thor stays in supreme physical shape: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | Ryan Frye Thor's FB page - via Fashionably GeekThor,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Thor-Prancercising/

Fantastic Crochet Blankets Featuring Retro Video Game Characters

There's nothing quite like snuggling up under Mr. and Mrs. PacMan's love scene or an army of Space Invaders. That's why Etsy seller PenelopeandClyde sells fantastic crocheted throw blankets featuring classic scenes from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Fantastic-Crochet-Blankets-Featuring-Retro-Video-Game-Characters/

Manatea Tea Infuser

Manatea Tea InfuserLife can be exhausting. For those days when you want to slow down the pace and gently glide through life there is the Manatea Tea Infuser from the NeatoShop. This fantastic tea infuser is shaped l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Manatea-Tea-Infuser/

Dialect Maps of the United States

North Carolina State University grad student Joshua Katz has gone beyond the classic "do you say soda or pop" to map the dialects of American English. Katz took the data collected by Burt Vaux from a s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Dialect-Maps-of-the-United-States/

These Nerdlaces Are Geekdorable

Looking for a nerdy necklace that will go well with your sweet Iron Man shirt? Then why not grab one of these great Avengers necklaces from Etsy seller Nerd Fashions? If you aren't too into comics, Nerd Fashions also off...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/These-Nerdlaces-Are-Geekdorable/

The Tiniest of the Tiniest Deer

What's cuter than one of the world's smallest deer? A baby of one of the world's smallest deer. This adorable fellow here is a Southern Pudu recently born at Nordens Ark in Sweden. Even when he's full grown, he'll still...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/The-Tiniest-of-the-Tiniest-Deer/

Fancy Kaylee, Meet Bearded Kaylee

These are the moments that make me truly love cosplay. When a character variant meets up with a gender-swapped version of the more traditional character, magic happens. If you don't recognize these two, then you probably...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Fancy-Kaylee-Meet-Bearded-Kaylee/

Do You Want Fried Chicken Or Pizza? How About Both?

Can't decide between having fried chicken or pizza for dinner? No problem, just try the Pa'Zing a pizza/chicken wings crossover by Atlanta-based restaurant Calypso Wings. Unfortunately, the restaurant isn't actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Do-You-Want-Fried-Chicken-Or-Pizza-How-About-Both/

This Little Piggy Must Choose Between Love and Breakfast

(Video Link)Sometimes it doesn't matter whether the chicken or the egg came first. Sometimes it only matters which one we love the most. In this video, the chicken is certainly the most important choice.Via Laughing Squi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/This-Little-Piggy-Must-Choose-Between-Love-and-Breakfast/

Are You Prepared for the Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe?

Every year, Chicken Charlies introduces a new heart attack on a plate at the San Diego Fair. Past creations have included deep fried Kool Aid, zucchini nachos, fried avocado and more. This year, the new additions include...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Are-You-Prepared-for-the-Krispy-Kreme-Sloppy-Joe/

The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years

They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyonce?—hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/The-25-Most-Powerful-Songs-of-the-Past-25-Years-2/

Supergirl As A Classic Pin Up

Sure female superheroes are usually drawn with idealized female figures, but they are still busy kicking butt. When they go home, that's when supergals really start looking sexy as DeviantArt user TorqueArtStud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Supergirl-As-A-Classic-Pin-Up/

Crocheted Cozy Turns Turtle into Bowser

The king of the Koopas from Super Mario Bros. is simply too cute to attack now. Jennifer Olivarez describes the costume she crocheted:For Make It! Challenge #5, Lisa Egolf challenged me to crochet a sweater for her turtl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Crocheted-Cozy-Turns-Turtle-into-Bowser-2/

Squid Socks

sSquid SocksAre you looking for a pair of socks that really encourage you to get Kracken on your day? You need the Squid Socks from the NeatoShop. This great pair of crew socks for men features a giant squid attacking a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Squid-Socks/

Hollow Men

Is something missing from these men? Bruno Catalano, a French artist, made a series of life-size bronze sculptures called "The Travellers." It shows people on journeys to complete themselves. You can see more photos from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Hollow-Men/

7 Types of Dog People

Man's best friend has some weird companions. Caldwell Tanner has classified them into seven personalities, some of which are fairly high functioning. Remember to spay and neuter--and not just for the Labrador types.Linkd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/7-Types-of-Dog-People/

Daft Hero

Daft Hero by Warbucks Design Up all night ... playing video game? This Daft Hero T-shirt the perfect tee to help you get lucky with that 1001 note streak tropy you've been trying to get fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Daft-Hero/

Baby Names from Nature

Yeah, I definitely should have gone with Dragonhunter and Hellbender for my daughters.Compressed Flapwort? That's so terrible that I can see it becoming popular. Bird and Moon may have done more harm than good by publish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Baby-Names-from-Nature/

Human Chair

New York-based artist Jamie Isenstein made this costume with comfort in mind. Need to sit down for a rest? You won't have to look for a bench. Just make sure that no one tries to sit on you.Link -via Rocket News 24chairs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/07/Human-Chair/






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